Orange County Young Democrats were recognized as Chapter of the Year at the 2012 California Young Democrats (CYD) Statewide Convention in San Diego.
The honor was presented Saturday, February 9th at a CYD Awards Ceremony. OCYD’s 2011 Past Chair Nick Anas, accepted the award and in turn presented it to Jose Vargas, the newly elected Chair of Orange County Young Democrats.
The California Young Democrats is the official youth arm of the California Democratic Party, comprised of progressive people ages 14-35.The California Young Democrats are committed to creating a bloc of young voters who will elect Democrats for an entire generation. Using proven Peer to Peer campaign methods, Young Democrats have made significant differences in races all over California. Young Democrats in California work everyday to promote social justice, women’s rights, peace and stability in the world, and many other progressive values.
Recent Statewide OCYD Honors include:
- 2012 CA Young Democrats Chapter of the Year
- 2011 CA Young Democrats Man of the Year – Tim Steed
- 2011 CA College Dems Woman of the Year – Danielle Butterfield
- 2010 CA Young Democrats Project of the Year